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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Nominated for 7 Oscars & 8 BAFTAs)
Sunday 18th February until Thursday 22nd February

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award nominee Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief....more

Twelfth Night - Recorded Broadcast from the RSC - **New Date**
Monday 19th February (As Live 12A Cert) Tickets £12.50/Students £10(ID req)

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love - hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia (Kara Tointon), who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio (Adrian Edmondson). 


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Recorded Broadcast from the Young Vic Theatre
Thursday 22nd February - (As Live 15 Cert) Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out....more

The Post (Nominated for 2 Oscars)
From 23rd February to 1st March 2018

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and a hard-driving editor, Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Directed by Steven....more

Journey's End
From 23rd February to 1st March 2018

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate. It based on the 1928 play by R.C. Sherriff and stars Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin and Toby Jones. ....more

Toy Story
Saturday 24th February - Kids Club

Woody (Tom Hanks), a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy (John Morris), sees his position as Andy's favorite toy jeopardized when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) action figure. 


The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long
Tuesday 27th February & Saturday 3rd March

The Greatest Showman is a musical drama which tells the story of the showman P T Barnum as he creates and develops his circus in New York in the mid-1800's


The Winter's Tale - Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 28th February Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Christopher Wheeldon. Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare's late great romance The Winter's Tale for the Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter's Tale received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive, and emotionally powerful....more

Phantom Thread (Nominated for 6 Oscars & 2 BAFTAs)
From 2nd March to 8th March 2018

Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with their distinct style. When he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), she soon becomes....more

Fifty Shades Freed
From 2nd March to 8th March 2018

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian (Jamie Dornan) and Ana (Dakota Johnson) fully embrace married life and their luxurious lifestyle. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardise their happy ending before it even begins....more

Darkest Hour
Sunday 4th March

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.


Carmen - Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 6th March (live) & Sunday 18th March (encore) Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

This ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky's highly physical production, originally created for Frankfurt Opera. The Australian director is one of the world's most sought after opera directors. For Carmen he has devised a far-from-traditional version, incorporating music written by Bizet for the score but not usually heard, and giving a new voice to the opera's endlessly....more

The Shape of Water (Nominated for 13 Oscars & 11 BAFTAs)
Friday 9th March to Thursday 15th March

Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret - a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that it's fate and very survival....more

The Wizard of Oz
Saturday 10th March - Kids Club

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. 


My Generation - Broadcast from the BFI Southbank
Wednesday 14th March Tickets £12.50/Students £10(ID req)

This engaging and playful documentary, narrated by and starring the inimitable Michael Caine, chronicles the cultural revolution of the swinging sixties and the societal upheaval it caused that still resonates today.  ....more

Lady Windermere's Fan - Live Broadcast from The West End
Tuesday 20th March & Sunday 25th March (Encore) As Live 12A Cert Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

A new production of Oscar Wilde's social comedy directed by award-winning writer, actor, and director Kathy Burke. She brings together a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne, Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington, and guest starring Jennifer Saunders as the Duchess of Berwick, marking her return to the West End stage.


Julius Caesar - A NTL Live Broadcast from The Bridge Theatre London
Thursday 22nd March Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.


The Goonies
Saturday 24th March - Kids Club

When two brothers find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure.....more

Vincent Van Gogh. A New Way Of Seeing - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 25th March Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

From The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Perhaps more than any other artist, Van Gogh’s life has long captured the imagination of storytellers. 


Bernstein Centenary - Broadcast Live from the ROH
Tuesday 27th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.


Early Man

A plucky cave man named Dug, his sidekick Hognob and the rest of their tribe face a grave threat to their simple existence. Lord Nooth plans to take over their land and transform it into a giant mine, forcing Dug and his clan to dig for precious metals. Not ready to go down without a fight, Dug and Hognob must unite their people in an epic quest to defeat a....more

Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 4th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts.


The NeverEnding Story
Saturday 7th April - Kid's Club

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.


Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from The RSC
Wednesday 11th April Tickets £12.50/Students £10(ID req)

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.


Saturday 21st April - Kid's Club

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.


Western British Archaeology in the Age of Sutton Hoo
Saturday 28th April 11am

Sutton Hoo Society Basil Brown Memorial Lecture ....more

Manon - A Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 3rd May Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. 


Early Man
Saturday 5th May - Kid's Club

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths ruled the earth. Early Man tells the story of Dug (Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age city to save their home.


Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from NTL
Thursday 10th May (As Live 15 Cert)Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.


Matthew Bourne's Cinderella -A Recorded Broadcast from Sadlers Wells followed by a live Q&A on screen with Matthew Bourne
Tuesday 15th May (As Live 12A Cert) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. ....more

An American In Paris - Recorded Broadcast From The Dominion Theatre London
Wednesday 16th May & Sunday 20th May (Encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.more

The Lion King
Saturday 19th May - Kid's Club

Lion cub and future king, Simba, searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries, sometimes gets him into trouble.


Honey I Shrunk the Kids
Saturday 2nd June - Kid's Club

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighbourhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight dimunituve dangers as the father searches for them.


An Ideal Husband - Broadcast Live from The Vaudeville Theatre
Tuesday 5th June - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.


Swan Lake - Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 12th June 7.15pm (live) & Sunday 17th June 2pm (encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. 


The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long!

Who's in good voice? Do you fancy a good ole sing? Well you're in for a treat because The Greatest Showman is coming to The Riverside as a Sing-A-Long! 

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Early Man cancellation

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to screen the film EARLY MAN on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March. These screenings have now been cancelled and we hope to screen the film at a later date. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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A Piece Of Magic For The Riverside

We would like to congratulate Piece of Magic who won a silver award at last Wednesday's ECA awards for their live broadcast ... Read Full Story

Chef De Partie Required
The Riverside restaurant is seeking a strong, knowledgeable and hard-working Chef De Partie to join the team.  Salary for this role is very competitive, plus additional tips. ... Read Full Story
Morning Screenings

From 16th January we're excited to be including a new screening time for our main feature at 10:30am each Tuesday morning.

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Newsletter January 2018

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New Ticket Pricing from the New Year!

Please note our new ticket prices from 1st January 2018:

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Audio description service

Cinema audio description is a fantastic service for people with sight loss. The normal film soundtrack comes through the cinemas surround sound speakers in the usual way, whilst a recorded narrator explains what's happening on screen - in gaps in the dialogue - through personal headphones. ... Read Full Story
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The Riverside on Facebook

The Riverside is on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the inside track on our upcoming showings and be in with a chance of winning the occasional competition!

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Book Tickets Online

You can book tickets to Riverside showings online. Visit the online booking system by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

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Woodbridge Film Society

As many of you will know, on the first Monday of every month we host the films for the Woodbridge Film Society. Thanks to the generosity of one of their members, they now have their own website and would like you to know that all their film listings and contact details are available there. ... Read Full Story